7 Celebrities You had No Idea Almost Starred on Wizards of Waverly Place
We bet your minds were blown when you realized several other actresses auditioned for the role of Hannah Montana; you couldn’t believe it when we debuted High School Musical casting secrets; and it’s probably safe to say that you’re STILL reeling from the Sonny with a Chance behind-the-scenes shockers. But you know we couldn’t leave you wondering about one of Disney Channel’s all-time favorite series, Wizards of Waverly Place!
While you may think the Russo family couldn’t have existed without Selena Gomez and David Henrie, the fact is… you’re wrong! Click through the gallery below to see which actors and actresses almost landed roles on WoWP:
After gaining some attention on YouTube, Dylan O'Brien was signed by his now-manager. Soon after that, he was reportedly (via Vulture) "being sent out to audition for projects like Valentine's Day and Wizards of Waverly Place."
That's right, Dyl, who once claimed he had a crush on Selena Gomez, could've starred alongside her on the Disney Channel series that shot her to fame had things worked out differently. So far, no one knows which role Dyl tried out for, but fans suspect Justin (David Henrie).
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